This Old House master carpenter Norm Abram explains why builders don’t use 5/8-inch fire-code drywall throughout the entire house.
Norm Abram and Jeff Sweenor build a coffee table for Westerly homewners Scott and Shayla using old pine from a nearby family sawmill.
Norm reproduces an 19th Century bowfront chest on display in Old Sturbridge Village
Norm reproduces a decorated small chest, originally designed in the 18th Century by Robert Crosman and named for Taunton, MA, where it was first built
As with his previous programs dedicated to a single tool, Norm takes viewers on a special two-part program that explores the usefulness of the table saw
Norm builds a tall cupboard with an arched top door, and a "pinched" cornice that towers above the case
Norm brings a little bit of Western sensibility into his Yankee workshop when he decides to take on a cowboy sideboard for his own collection